Senior Scientist - Quality Control (Analytical)

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Analytical Chemistry
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Posting date: 26 Feb 2019

ProClinical, in support of their client, are seeking a talented individual to fill the role of Senior Scientist, Quality Control (Analytical) based in Gaithersburg, MD. The successful candidate will have a strong analytical and compliance background, and will possess proven leadership skills to establish the Analytical Technical Support team as scientific experts within the Quality Control department.


  • Responsible for the QC analytical lifecycle management program post method qualification.
  • Author transfer/validation protocols and reports.
  • Collaborate with Analytical Development regarding the introduction of new analytical technologies and instrumentation.
  • Troubleshoot and investigate trends in performance of analytical methods used for release/stability and in-process assays.
  • Provide analytical technical expertise for manufacturing deviations and OOS/OOT investigations by working in concert with Manufacturing and QA.
  • Serves as the technical liaison between Quality Control and Analytical Development
  • Represent QC on cross-functional teams focused on solving relevant issues.
  • Oversee and manage method transfer and assay validation programs.
  • Authors transfer/validation protocols and reports, as well as deviations and investigations.
  • Collaborate with Analytical Development in the execution of method transfers and validations.
  • Deliver analytical source documentation for CMC sections of IND/BLA filings.
  • Address technical inquiries from regulatory agencies to support clinical trial and commercial marketing applications.

Skills And Qualifications

  • MA in Biochemistry, Chemistry, or related scientific discipline 10+ years of relevant industry experience.
  • Demonstrated scientific knowledge and experience in analytical methodologies used for Large Molecules.
  • Broad knowledge and experience in method transfers and validations.
  • Knowledge of applicable global drug development and regulatory standards and current expectations.
  • Knowledge and application of cGMPs/GLPs, ICH, FDA CMC Guidance Documents.
  • Experience with CMC technical sections of regulatory submissions and addressing regulatory authorities on technical matters.
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Successful application of OE tools/methodologies with demonstrated business results.

To Apply:

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ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.